[pskmail] Re: Documentation hints

  • From: Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 17:44:18 +0200

Tnx Joachim, most helpful.

As the documentation is the realm of the user, maybe somebody has some time left
in the near future to help out changing stuff?

73,

Rein PA0R

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> 
> Hi,
> 
> here are a few things I stumbled across during my installation process. I am
> sending
> it since it might be handy in case someone updates the documentation in the
> future;
> I was able to sort the problems out in the mean time, so no help at this
> point needed
> any more, just for the records (and Google :-)).
> 
> Firstly, I should say that I am not the kind of person who 
> reads everything before starting: I read documentation "on demand", hi.
> 
> - I was not clear if fldigi-1.3.tar.gz in the PSKMail installation archive
>   was a modified fldigi-Version, or if the version from
> www.w1hkj.com/Fldigi.html 
>   would also work (which is the case).
> 
> - http://pskmail.wikispaces.com/Client seems a bit outdated; e.g. I can't
> find the
>   pskmailrc.pl file (is it now .pskmailconf?)
>   It also took me a while to figure out what/how  to install with Gentoo: I
> short 
>   list of requ'red software (before the Linux Distrib.-specific
> Instructions) would 
>   be handy.
> 
> - First, PSKmail and fldigi did not communicate due to preceeding $-signs in
> the filenames in
>   Edit-> configuration; filenames also puzzled me since i was using fldigi
> not gMFSK...
> 
>   Then I found  http://www.w1hkj.com/ChangeLog.html which says 
>          The control files are:
>              PSKmailserver
>              PSKmailclient
>          In the $HOME/pskmail.files directory the data files are:
>              pskmail_out (formerly gmfsk_autofile)
>              mail-io.log (formerly gMFSK.log)
>   How about moving the files to this directory to make things consistent?
> 
> - http://pskmail.wikispaces.com/Quick+start: Lon format seems to be wrong
> (no preceeding 0's
>   in Logitude.  
> 
> - http://www.pskmail.org/: I wondered what the account is good for... I
> browsed the Wiki for a while until
>   I found an explanation on http://pskmail.wikispaces.com/database.
> 
> Finally, some information on my setup:
> - Fujitsu-Siemens P7010 Laptop running Gentoo
> - IC7000 & Microham USB-Interface II (Rig control with Hamblib took me 
>   a while, initially it was PTT-ing all the time...).
> Still tbd: automatically initialize the Soundcard at boot time .
> 
> 73 de Joachim.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

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